Discover the Cloud Forest!

 

ANDEAN SPECTACLED BEARS

Minutes away from the lodge, yearly during bear season, which lasts between 4 and 10 weeks, watching elusive endangered Andean bears is a unique experience.

 

BIRDING PARADISE

Maquipucuna is home to more than 400 species of birds or 4% of the world's bird diversity, so there's plenty to discover.  A huge diversity of Andean and Chocó specialists can be found in primary forest as well as open areas, easily accessible through trails and view points.

 

 

 ORCHIDS & BUTTERFLIES

The abundant colorful jewels that adorn the forest during the day

 

 NIGHT HIKES

Come face to face with insects, frogs, bats and other creatures of the night!

 

WATERFALLS, SWIMMINGHOLES

& 32 KM OF TRAILS

 

THERE IS SO MUCH MORE TO EXPERIENCE AT MAQUIPUCUNA

From harvesting and processing your coffee, to learning our cooking secrets, to roasting and prepping your own cocoa for sumptuous chocolate massage... Or if you just need a day off, relax with one of our chocolate massages.

 

DID YOU FIND YOURSELF WITH A DAY OFF?

Visit Mindo, a bustling town revolved around conservation where you can learn about butterflies.

Discover the ruins of the Yumbo, pre Inca people, in Tulipe, or

for an exciting adventure, fly though the skies on Tucanopy's ziplines!

 

VISIT COMMUNITY

PROJECTS 

You can chose to combine Yunguilla-Maquipucuna, Yunguilla-Sta Lucía-Maquipucuna or Maquipucuna-Sta Lucía. You must plan to spend at least one night at each of the the locations if you add on any of these community oriented tours.

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CONTACT US

Office - Quito: +5932- 2507200 / 2507201

24 hrs Tel/Whatstapp +5939 – 94218033

Lodge Tel  +5939 – 94218033

info@maquipucuna.org

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(Corporación Ecuatoriana de Defensa del Ambiente)

 

Mancomunidad del Chocó Andino

 

Corredor Ecológico del Oso Andino

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What is Bear Season at Maquipucuna

Bears find a way to know when the massive fruiting of the Pacche trees (genus Nectandra) occur at Maquipucuna. The elusive endangered Andean bears are seen only minutes away from the lodge. In the past bear seasons have occurred between July and February.